Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said that even at times when the continent was divided “we knew there was always only one Europe,” at an ecumenical service commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, a pivotal event in the fall of communism in 1989. Continue reading ““Europe has always been one” – Orban meets Merkel”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, one of a series of events that led to the dismantling of the Iron Curtain and the fall of communism, in Sopron, in western Hungary, on Monday. Continue reading “Orban, Merkel to mark Pan-European Picnic anniversary”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will mark together the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, one of a series of events leading to the dismantling of the Iron Curtain and the fall of communism, the prime minister’s press chief told MTI on Wednesday.
The conflict between Fidesz and the European People’s Party (EPP) is almost a tragedy, Werner J. Patzelt, campaign manager of the CDU in Saxony, political science professor at Technische Universitat Dresden, told Magyar Hírlap, adding that it’s very important for non-leftist parties to stay together, despite the pressure of the left-wing media and parties. Continue reading “Merkel unlikely to complete her term”
No major decisions should be made before the European parliamentary elections “when European citizens will make their choice”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a meeting of Visegrad Group prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. Continue reading “Orban: No decisions should be made before the European elections”
Hungarian experts reacted to Angela Merkel’s resignation from the CDU’s leadership. Continue reading ““Merkel weightless in German politics””